New Zealand books at their best


We are committed to bringing you great New Zealand books full of stories, ideas and images that speak strongly about what makes our country special.

100% New Zealand owned, Potton & Burton is this country’s largest independent publisher.

Our books are acclaimed for both their exceptional quality and value for money. You can find them in your favourite bookstore, or you can shop online here.

the bestsellers


  1. Edmund Hillary: A Biography

    by Michael Gill
  2. Barry Crump Collected Stories

    by Barry Crump
  3. Brewed 2nd Edition

    by Jules van Costello
  4. The Tart Tin

    by Matt Cross
  5. My Mother’s Kitchen

  6. Watch Out for the Weka

    by Ned Barraud
  7. High Country Stations of Lake Tekapo

    by Mary Hobbs
  8. Up the River

    by Gillian Candler & Ned Barraud
  9. It’s My Egg

    by Heather Hunt & Kennedy Warne
  10. Toroa’s Journey

    by Maria Gill & Gavin Mouldey